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Technical Writer and Quality Specialist - Passive Safety Testing

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: Fremont
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Technical Writer and Quality Specialist - Passive Safety Testing What to Expect Full time position as a Technical Writer and Quality Specialist for the Passive Safety Test Team. You will be part of a global engineering team to help ensure Tesla vehicles are among the safest on the road. Our team is responsible for running component, assembly, and full-vehicle destructive testing, required for vehicle development, global regulatory certification, and consumer protection test ratings. This position is responsible for working with subject matter experts to develop technical test procedures, calibration reports, and test reports. The successful candidate for this position should have a background in technical writing and/or quality assurance.Youtube Videos describing team: - Reporter Visit:"Sometimes people think it is performance, but safety is always the primary design requirement for a Tesla" - Elon Musk What You'll Do

  • Work with subject matter experts to develop technical test procedures for internal crash, sled, component, and anthropomorphic test device (or crash test dummy) test labs.
  • Audit and assist with authoring test reports necessary for meeting internal standards and regulatory requirements
  • Audit equipment calibration documentation to ensure quality standards are met and reports are being completed in a timely manner
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to triage workload and priorities while keeping track of upcoming delivery dates. Anticipate downstream issues that were not considered by others.
  • Ensure content is accurate. Validate information accuracy, peer review others' content.
  • Strategize with subject matter experts and engineering technicians and implement process improvements in a wide variety of test procedures
  • Manage tasks and information flow using collaboration software (such as JIRA, OneDrive, SharePoint, Confluence, etc.)
    What You'll Bring
    • Technical writing experience, preferably working in a laboratory environment
    • Bachelor's degree, certificate in Technical Writing, or equivalent professional experience
    • Strong attention to detail, personal organization, collaboration, and time management skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with team members (verbal and virtual)
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment with very tight deadlines.
    • Ability to be creative and open-minded when approaching problems.
    • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Proven professional attitude toward work assignments, team members, and end users.
    • Positive attitude toward change and late-stage project scope updates (which often times are constantly changing until the last second).
    • Provide high quality writing samples and/or take a writing test.
    • Automotive repair experience; mechanical aptitude with hand tools
    • Passion for technology and automotive industries, and the desire to work in a field that makes our roads safer
      Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice .

Keywords: Tesla, Inc., Fremont , Technical Writer and Quality Specialist - Passive Safety Testing, Engineering , Fremont, California

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